§ 42-64-1 Short title
§ 42-64-1.1 Change of name
§ 42-64-2 Legislative findings
§ 42-64-3 Definitions
§ 42-64-4 Creation
§ 42-64-5 Purposes
§ 42-64-6 General powers
§ 42-64-7 Additional general powers
§ 42-64-7.1 Subsidiaries
§ 42-64-7.2 Amendment of the articles of incorporation of a subsidiary public corporation
§ 42-64-7.3 Voluntary dissolution of a subsidiary public corporation
§ 42-64-7.4 Water supply facilities
§ 42-64-7.5 Acceptance of federal grants
§ 42-64-7.6 Transfer of functions from the governor’s office of intergovernmental relations
§ 42-64-7.7 Grant of powers to the corporation
§ 42-64-7.8 Sewer treatment facilities, connections, sewer user fees, charges and assessments
§ 42-64-7.9 Orders as to pretreatment of sewage
§ 42-64-7.10 Preservation and support of the fishing industry and other current uses at Newport and Galilee
§ 42-64-7.11 Venture capital forum program
§ 42-64-7.12 Transfer of functions to the Quonset Development Corporation
§ 42-64-7.13 National security infrastructure support fund
§ 42-64-8 Directors, officers, and employees
§ 42-64-8.1 Appropriation and expenses
§ 42-64-8.2 Role and responsibilities of board members
§ 42-64-8.3 Transparency requirements established
§ 42-64-9 Condemnation power
§ 42-64-9.1 Inspection powers
§ 42-64-9.2 Civil penalties
§ 42-64-9.3 Criminal penalties
§ 42-64-9.4 Procedures for enforcement
§ 42-64-9.5 Hearings
§ 42-64-9.6 Notice of decisions
§ 42-64-9.7 Notice of hearing on orders
§ 42-64-9.8 Procedure for hearings on orders
§ 42-64-9.9 Public access to information
§ 42-64-9.10 Rules and regulations — Notice of rule review
§ 42-64-10 Findings of the corporation
§ 42-64-11 Disposition of projects
§ 42-64-12 Community advisory committees
§ 42-64-13 Relations with municipalities
§ 42-64-13.1 Assistance to urban communities for economic revitalization
§ 42-64-13.2 Renewable energy investment coordination
§ 42-64-14 Relations with state agencies
§ 42-64-14.1 Exclusive jurisdiction of general assembly to approve or deny oil refinery or nuclear plant project plans
§ 42-64-15 Bonds and notes of the corporation
§ 42-64-16 Short-term notes
§ 42-64-17 Security for bonds or notes
§ 42-64-18 Reserve funds and appropriations
§ 42-64-19 Trust funds
§ 42-64-20 Exemption from taxation
§ 42-64-20.1 Procedure
§ 42-64-21 Notes and bonds as legal investments
§ 42-64-22 Agreement of the state
§ 42-64-23 Credit of state
§ 42-64-24 State’s right to require redemption of bonds
§ 42-64-25 Remedies of bondholders and note-holders
§ 42-64-26 Authorization to accept appropriated moneys
§ 42-64-27 Assistance by state officers, departments, boards and commission
§ 42-64-28 Annual financial reports and performance report
§ 42-64-29 Inventory of development sites
§ 42-64-30 Inconsistent provisions
§ 42-64-31 Other statutes
§ 42-64-31.1 Rules and regulations
§ 42-64-32 Construction
§ 42-64-33 Severability
§ 42-64-34 Appointment of small business advocate
§ 42-64-34.1 Cooperation required
§ 42-64-35 Government contract procurement assistance
§ 42-64-36 Program accountability
§ 42-64-37 Loan and loan guarantee programs
§ 42-64-38 Audit of the corporation
§ 42-64-39 Business development center
§ 42-64-40 Court-approved settlements
§ 42-64-41 Report regarding small business lending

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws > Chapter 42-64

  • authority: means the governmental agency and public instrumentality, formerly known as the "Rhode Island port authority and economic development corporation" and/or also formerly known as the "Rhode Island economic development corporation" and now known as the Rhode Island commerce corporation authorized, created, and established pursuant to § 42-64-4, or any subsidiary corporation thereof which is established pursuant to § 42-64-7. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • Compliance schedule: means a schedule of remedial measures including an enforceable sequence of actions or operations leading to compliance with an effluent limitation or any other limitation, prohibition or standard. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • Director: means the executive director of the economic development corporation until such time that the secretary of commerce is appointed. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • Energy resource: means the various fuels derived from crude petroleum, coal, natural gas, wood, electricity, and all other resources yielding energy. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-60-3.
  • Federal land: means real property within the state, now acquired or hereafter acquired by the Rhode Island commerce corporation which was formerly owned by the United States government, or any agency or instrumentality thereof, including without limiting the generality of the foregoing, any and all real property now or formerly owned or used by the United States government in the towns of North Kingstown, Portsmouth, Middletown, and Charlestown and the city of Newport as military installations or for other purposes related to the national defense. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • in writing: include printing, engraving, lithographing, and photo-lithographing, and all other representations of words in letters of the usual form. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-16.
  • Local governing body: means any town or city council, commission, or other elective governing body now or hereafter vested by state statute, charter, or other law, with jurisdiction to initiate and adopt local ordinances, whether or not these local ordinances require the approval of the elected or appointed chief executive officer or other official or body to become effective. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • Municipality: means any city or town within the state now existing or hereafter created, or any state agency. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • notes: means the bonds, notes, securities, or other obligations or evidences of indebtedness issued by the corporation pursuant to this chapter, all of which shall be issued under the name of and known as obligations of the "Rhode Island commerce corporation. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • oath: includes affirmation; the word "sworn" includes affirmed; and the word "engaged" includes either sworn or affirmed. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-11.
  • Parent corporation: means , when used in connection with a subsidiary corporation established pursuant to § 42-64-7. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • person: extends to and includes co-partnerships and bodies corporate and politic. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-6.
  • Personal property: means all tangible personal property, new or used, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, all machinery, equipment, transportation equipment, ships, aircraft, railroad rolling stock, locomotives, pipelines, and all other things and rights usually included within that term. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • Pollutant: means any material or effluent which may alter the chemical, physical, biological or radiological characteristics or integrity of water, including but not limited to, dredged spoil, solid waste, incinerator residue, sewage, garbage, sewage sludge, munitions, chemical wastes, biological materials, radioactive materials, heat, wrecked or discarded equipment, cellar dirt, or industrial, municipal, agricultural or other waste petroleum or petroleum products, including, but not limited to, oil. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • Pollution: means the discharge of any gaseous, liquid, or solid substance or combination thereof (including noise) into the air, water, or land which affects the physical, chemical, or biological properties (including temperature) of the air, water, or land in a manner or to an extent which renders or is likely to render the air, water, or land harmful or inimical to the public health, safety, or welfare, or to animal, bird, or aquatic life, or to the use of the air or water for domestic, industrial, or agricultural purposes or recreation including the man-made or man-induced alteration of the chemical, physical, biological or radiological integrity of water. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • port project: means the acquisition, ownership, operation, construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, improvement, development, sale, lease, or other disposition of, or the provision of financing for, any real or personal property (by whomever owned) or any interests in real or personal property, including without limiting the generality of the foregoing, any port facility, recreational facility, industrial facility, airport facility, pollution control facility, utility facility, solid waste disposal facility, civic facility, residential facility, water supply facility, energy facility or renewable energy facility, or any other facility, or any combination of two (2) or more of the foregoing, or any other activity undertaken by the corporation. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • real estate: may be construed to include lands, tenements, and hereditaments and rights thereto and interests therein. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-10.
  • Real property: means lands, structures (new or used), franchises, and interests in land, including lands under water, and riparian rights, space rights, and air rights, and all other things and rights usually included within the term. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • Renewable energy facility: means any real or personal property, or any combination thereof, related to, or incidental to, any project, designed, intended, or utilized for an eligible renewable energy resource that meets the criteria set forth in subsections 39-26-5(a) and 39-26-5(c). See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • Revenues: means : (i) with respect to any project, the rents, fees, tolls, charges, installment payments, repayments, and other income or profit derived from a project or a combination of projects pursuant to any lease, conditional sales contract, installment sales contract, loan agreement, or other contract or agreement, or any combination thereof, and (ii) any receipts, fees, payments, moneys, revenues or other payments received or to be received by the corporation in the exercise of its corporate powers under this chapter, including, without limitation, loan repayments, grants, aid, appropriations and other assistance for the state, the United States or any corporation, department or instrumentality of either or of a political subdivision thereof, bond proceeds, investment earnings, insurance proceeds, amounts in reserves and other funds and accounts established by or pursuant to this chapter or in connection with the issuance of bonds, and any other taxes, assessments, fees, charges, awards or other income or amounts received or receivable by the corporation. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • Rule or regulation: means any directive promulgated by the Rhode Island commerce corporation not inconsistent with the laws of the United States or the state, for the improvement of navigation and commerce or other project purposes and shall include, but not be limited to, charges, tolls, rates, rentals, and security provisions fixed or established by the corporation. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • seal: shall be construed to include an impression of the seal made with or without the use of wax or wafer on the paper. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-15.
  • Sewage: shall be construed to mean the same as "pollutant" as defined in subsection (16) above. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • Sewage treatment facility: means the sewage treatment plant, structure, combined sewer overflows, equipment, interceptors, mains, pumping stations and other property, real, personal or mixed, for the treatment, storage, collection, transporting or disposal of sewage, or any property or system to be used in whole or in part for any of the aforesaid purposes located or operated within the boundaries of the Quonset Point/Davisville Industrial Park, or utilized by the corporation for the transport, collection, treatment, storage or disposal of waste. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • Source: means any building, structure, facility or installation from which there is or may be the discharge of sewage. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • State: means the state of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • State agency: means any office, department, board, commission, bureau, division, authority, or public corporation, agency or instrumentality of the state. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • State guide plan: means the plan adopted pursuant to § 42-11-10, which establishes the statewide planning program. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-64-3.
  • town: may be construed to include city; the words "town council" include city council; the words "town clerk" include city clerk; the words "ward clerk" include clerk of election district; the words "town treasurer" include city treasurer; and the words "town sergeant" include city sergeant. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-9.
  • town council: include city council; the words "town clerk" include city clerk; the words "ward clerk" include clerk of election district; the words "town treasurer" include city treasurer; and the words "town sergeant" include city sergeant. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-9.
  • United States: include the several states and the territories of the United States. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-8.